Analysis and Forecasting of Severe Convective Storms IV

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Tuesday, 4 February 2014: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room C201 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Cochairs:  Clark Evans, Atmospheric Sciences Group, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI and Martin A. Baxter, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
  3:30 PM
The Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX): An Ensemble-Forecast-Based Mesoscale Field Campaign
Morris Weisman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Trapp, L. Bosart, J. M. Brown, C. Davis, D. C. Dowell, G. Romine, R. S. Schumacher, D. J. Stensrud, and R. D. Torn
  3:45 PM
Overview and preliminary results of mobile upsonde operations during the Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX)
Russ S. Schumacher, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and M. C. Coniglio, R. J. Trapp, M. E. Baldwin, and D. J. Stensrud
  4:00 PM
  4:15 PM
The Role of an Upper-level Potential Vorticity Anomaly in a Severe Weather Outbreak During MPEX
Corey T. Guastini, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart
  4:30 PM
Assimilation of POES Radiance Observations and NCEP Conventional Observations in GSI for Tornado Outbreak Prediction
Erin A. Thead, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS; and A. E. Mercer and J. Dyer
  4:45 PM
Assimilating satellite retrievals and radar observations in a convection permitting model
Thomas A. Jones, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Stensrud, P. Minnis, and R. Palikonda
  5:00 PM
Improved Convective Scale Prediction from the Assimilation of Rapid-Scan Phased Array Radar Data
Louis J. Wicker, NSSL/NOAA, Norman, OK; and C. K. Potvin, T. E. Thompson, D. J. Stensrud, and P. L. Heinselman